BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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96th MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

32nd Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 32nd DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st-3rd July : Attacks of Thiepval and Leipzig Salient.

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8th-15th July : Attacks on Ovillers.

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23rd October -13th November : Bouzincourt / Aveluy area.

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16th-19th November : Redan Ridge operations.

Late November : Beaumont-Hamel Heights.

 

16 names

8485    Private

Frederick

BATCHELOR

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 17

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22324    Private

Arthur

BOOTH

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26471    Private

Bertie William

BRIGHTWELL

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22326    Private

Joseph

FIRTH

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42234    Private

Charles Alfred

FLACK

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8798    Private

William

HAVILL

Killed in action on the 21st November 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7782    Private

Frederick John

HICKLING

Died of wounds on the 14th August 1916

Rest in peace in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery

 

8457    Private

Cyril

KEY

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26725    Private

Benjamin

LEYLAND

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7787    Sergeant

Archibald

MACEY

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

12360    Private

George

MOORE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7793    Private

George William Charles

NORDEN

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Basil Crompton

PRING

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22328    Private

William

SAMUELS

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7803    Private

Joseph

STACEY

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

15422    Lance Corporal

Douglas

UNDERWOOD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery